Pearson plc (LON:PSON) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Six analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, nine have given a hold recommendation and four have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 663.63 ($8.76).
PSON has been the subject of several research reports. Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.35) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a research report on Thursday, September 14th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reissued a “sell” rating and set a GBX 495 ($6.53) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Barclays PLC reissued an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 705 ($9.30) price objective on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Investec reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Pearson plc in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th.
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In related news, insider Tim Score bought 2,610 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 29th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 604 ($7.97) per share, with a total value of £15,764.40 ($20,802.85).
About Pearson plc
Pearson plc (Pearson) is a learning company. The Company delivers learning through providing a range of educational products and services to institutions, governments, professional bodies and individual learners. The Company operates through three segments, which include North America, Core and Growth.
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